The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Engineering Data collection is an intentionally assembled collection containing summary technical information for new model cars, trucks and tractors. The information was distributed in binders to engineering staff for reference purposes. The collection is made up of two series. The Automobile Data series, 1949-1958, consists of engineering data binders containing summary technical data for Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, and Cosmopolitan new car releases. The series also incl ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
Primarily writings by and photographs of naturalist and philosopher John Burroughs and his family and friends.
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
The collection contains notebooks and folders of quotes by Henry and Edsel Ford. Many reference history, free enterprise, agriculture and Greenfield Village.
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The series is comprised of three subseries: Ford Motor Company Archives (Fair Lane), 19521956 (0.2 cubic ft.), Ford Motor Company Archives (Rotunda), 1958-1965 (0.7 cubic ft.), and Ford Motor Company Archives (Edison Institute), 1962-1974 (0.3 cubic ft.). The records include correspondence, reports, notes, and planning documents largely pertaining to the various moves the Archives made during Sears' tenure. Of particular significance are two reports. The first is a 1963 do ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
Photographs, slides, negatives, documents, programs and published material covering 60 years of automobile racing.
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The records consist of a scrapbook of clippings, correspondence, and other material relating to the 25th anniversary on September 18, 1955, of the National Air Tours won by the Ford TriMotor. There is also a scrapbook of photographs relating to the event and signatures of the guests. Also included is an album compiled for a Michigan historical marker unveiling on May 8, 1958 at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Michigan, entitled "Ford Firsts in Aviation." The marker commemora ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Installation Manuals collection is an intentionally assembled collection of technical manuals describing installation and repair procedures for various major assemblies on Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury automobiles and trucks. The Installation Manuals collection, 1951-1978 (34 cubic ft.), is made up of 3 series. The Body and Chassis Manuals series, 1952-1978 (7 cubic ft.), consists of detailed assembly, sub-assembly, and complete body installation manuals and guides coveri ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Given Ankeny Brewer papers consist of production correspondence to Ford managers at the Willow Run Bomber plant and a report documenting test results on the B-24 wing entitled Stress Analysis of Leading Edge Section GK32W2014-176. SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal or Corporate Brewer, Given A. (Given Ankeny), 1913-1987 Ford Motor Company Ford Motor Company. Willow Run Bomber Plant. Subjects Aerospace engineering B-24 bomber Industrial designers World War, 1939-1945 Geograp ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
Frank Bianchi worked as a designer for General Motors, Ford Motor Company and Chrysler Corporation from the early 1940s into the early 1980s. This small collection consists primarily of Ford Styling Department communications dating from 1949 when Bianchi was on staff at Ford, and includes departmental personnel and organizational lists. Of note is an unsigned and undated 11x17 inch color vehicle concept rendering.
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
An assembled collection of photographs documenting American open-wheel and stock car racing.